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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dead Drunk.
 
So intoxicated as to be wholly powerless.   1
        “Pythagoras has finely observed that a man is not to be considered dead drunk till he lies on the floor and stretches out his arms and legs to prevent his going lower.”—S. Warren.
 


 Dead.Dead-eye, 

 
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